Construction Purchasing Agent

Construction Purchasing Agent

Job Overview
Job Order:JO000088686
Date Posted:Mar 28
Metro Area:
Start Date:May 13

One of the leading marine/pier/dredging contractors in San Diego is looking to add an experienced Purchasing Agent to the team. Our company offers a strong performance-driven corporate culture that inspires employees to achieve greatness. We offer flexible work hours, 100% medical benefits for employee/family & a competitive salary.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.
  • Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.
  • Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.
  • Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.
  • Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
  • Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
  • Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents.
  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Builds and maintains vendor relationships.

Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in sourcing and purchasing in a construction company environment.
  • Must be proficient in excel.
  • Must be able to multitask.
  • Must have experience with purchase order systems, internet quoting and obtaining quotes rapidly.
  • Some travel may be required.

Eastridge Workforce Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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